If you’re already on an approved short-term disability claim and you are enrolled in long-term disability, your claim will automatically be transitioned to long-term disability when your short-term coverage is ending.
To file a new claim, contact Lincoln Financial Group at 800-492-5678 within 90 days of the date your disability begins.
If your claim is approved, payments will begin after your waiting period: 26 weeks or the end of your short‐term disability benefits, whichever is longer.
During your initial enrollment period. This is when you first become eligible for benefits, and it depends on your job classification. Check your enrollment options.
During Annual Enrollment, when all eligible associates can sign up or make changes.
When you have a status change event, like a marriage or divorce, a birth or an adoption, or a change in your employment that affect benefits coverage. Keep in mind that you can only make changes that are directly related to the event. If you have questions, call People Services at 800-421-1362. You’ll find details in the Associate Benefits Book.
If you are enrolled in Medicare Part D, you are not eligible to enroll in any Walmart-sponsored medical plan.
Through Oct. 1, 2020, there’s a 12-month waiting period if you didn’t enroll when you first became eligible. Starting in 2021, you can enroll or drop coverage only during Annual Enrollment or if you have a status change event.
Previously, Evidence of Insurability is only required for truck driver associates. As of Oct. 1, 2020, it 's required for everyone.